Not only would this new found freedom allow upperclassman to eat where they want, instead of the not so tasty food that the school provides; but it would also encourage responsible social contact. Gerver says, should be an earned privilege based on a maturity index. Having breaks between classes is great, but having breaks off campus is even better. Giving students the opportunity to leave the school campus for lunch will allow them to fully enjoy their meal, relieve them of the stresses of school, and grant them meaningful fellowship with friends. I go to a small independent school, and the premise on allowing our freedom that we go to school because we want to learn. The time pressure to get lunch and get back to class creates a near road race mentality, and that is part of the problem.
Recent data shows that only 6% of school lunch programs meet the nutritional requirements established by the U. A closed campus is safer for students. Open lunch periods should therefore be banned from schools Shawver, 2013. When schools are closed for lunch, parents have peace of mind knowing that their children are right where they want them to be. This is because most students would only consume food from the fattening fast food. All this about nutrition is good but have you looked into the type of school lunches that are given to school lunches? I felt like I was hopelessly searching for scrumptious food.
This can be done by age restrictions, only allowing students who are 17 years or older or perhaps basing grade levels to ensure that students who are leaving are mature enough to handle themselves. The goal of ConnectUs is to publish compelling content that addresses some of the biggest issues the world faces. Well, they have to communicate with other people when they go to the bank and then to the dining establishment, which is really helpful to their learning even if it is just quick. Kincy 16 October 2008 Against open campus lunch The last thing a parent wants is a phone call from school, especially if its a call saying that their child has been hurt. As of 2011, over 500 college campuses across the country have eliminated smokers, creating a better and healthier environment and even reducing the number of smokers Steinberg, 2011. It increases the chances of teens getting into accidents.
This is certainly true in our schools. We can do so much different things in school such as play sports, volunteer and extracurricular activities. However, others may give students long lunch periods, like an hour, which are likely perfect for this policy. While my school shines bright with our great teachers, our past Taks test scores, no one can ignore the thought of perhaps finding a hair in their food. Aside from lacking certain nutrients, they are not always cooked well or even palatable. In a way, it benefits the students if they would prefer to stay in school during lunch hours in order to avoid tardiness and transportation issues.
Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems. For some families, they rely off the cheap meals provided by the school. Instead, just go and sit with there friends. They could go home and eat or go out to eat. So, it is believed that children left unsupervised during open campus lunch may pose a certain danger to themselves and the community. His eldest sister will be done with her degree in modern dance this semester. Open-campus lunch makes it nearly impossible to screen people coming onto campus during the school day, which jeopardizes students' safety, making a closed campus the safer option.
Students that cross the road could be put into dangerous situations. They have made the school environment as more likeable than that of the outside influences near the campus. It can result in better behavior all around, and especially at lunch time. Students don't eat lunch either because they don't like it, the cost has gone up, and it's unhealthy. After all, there are certain rites of passage that come with getting older, and being able to leave campus for lunch is one of them. I always thought it was a miracle no one was ever hurt or killed.
Many others see it as a refreshing break from the stress of schoolwork and the demands of their teachers. Junior and Seniors are in a good position to leave school grounds on certain circumstances. We recently had a tragedy at one of our local high schools that has an open campus for lunch kids can leave campus for lunch, and one day per week it is a one hour lunch. High school students should have the option weather or not they can leave campus for lunch. Using a closed campus lunch ensures that no one leaves class by monitoring the parking lots, with an open campus lunch you would be unable to do this.
This issue has become a concern on college campuses where students congregate in front of buildings and in other densely populated areas. Also students learn responsibility and it's helping us be ready for our independent life as adults. Moreover, there are far more choices in food fare outside of the school walls. While adults think that it is better late than getting in an accident, young people do not. At West Virginia University, a proposal to ban smoking on campuses has been made.